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Blueray Highbush Blueberry

Blueray Highbush Blueberry

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Species: Vaccinium corymbosum

History: Blueray higbush blueberry was introduced in 1941, although there is little other information on its origins. It may have originated in New Jersey where blueberry cultivation began.

Why We Grow It: Blueray produces an abundant crop of very large berries with good flavour. This cold hardy variety is great for home growers!

Canadian Hardiness Zone: 3

Soil Preference: Prefers sandy, well-drained, acidic soil. We plant ours in a mix of one part peat moss and 1 part wood chips (we prefer pine). Consider checking your soil type and pH before planting and adding peat moss or other acidifiers if needed. 

Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: Shrub grows to 1.5-2m tall, highly vigorous with an upright and spreading pattern, produces good crops. Fruit is resistant to cracking.

Sun/Shade: Full sun (approx. 8-10 hours of sun daily) preferred but will tolerate partial shade

Pollination: Self-pollinating, this variety will produce fruit without a different highbush blueberry variety but will produce more and better fruit if one is present    

Ripens: Mid July

Storage: Keeps less than two weeks when stored in the fridge

Recommended Use: Fresh eating, baking, preserving, wine

Height Above Soil Line: 30cm+

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